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Posted On: 10/5/20 12:51 PM

South Carolina Top 5 High School Talent Classes: Sumter


Today we take a look at Sumter’s senior group.


They were 10-1 last year with their only loss coming to Gaffney in the playoffs. Their head coach is Mark Barnes and they have started 2020 off with a 3-0 record.


The defensive side of the ball boasts three major prospects and their top prospects led by DE Justus BooneJustusBoone6'5" | DLSumter | 2021StateSC (6’5, 250) who totaled 54 tackles, 16 tackles for loss, 6.5 sacks, and 11 hurries in 2019. Boone is leading the team early on in 2020 and appears headed for a monster year. Boone is our #2 overall prospect and #2 defensive lineman in South Carolina. He is committed to Florida and chose the Gators over offers from many other SEC and ACC programs.


The second highest rated prospect is DE Miles CapersMilesCapers6'5" | DLSumter | 2021StateSC (6’5, 220) who is not committed but has offers from Big Ten schools such as Illinois and Indiana, Mississippi State, Kansas, App State, Charlotte, and many others.  Capers tallied 19 tackles, three tackles for loss, and one sack in 2019 showing tremendous upside. He brings length, size, range, and the frame

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